Brothers and Sisters of America...

Beyond Borders 12 comments | 147 views

Frat boys, sorority girls, hazing and regulated high heels. Jean Barker discovers the weird world of American campus “Greek” life.

Who needs a car?

Beyond Borders 28 comments | 1 views

Even with all my gripes, I think I insist on staying in South Korea for the public transport, writes Lebogang Mogashoa.

Stay off my grass

Beyond Borders 29 comments

Jean Barker discovers that the right to protect your private property is even more sacred than football in the land of the free and the home of the brave tax cut.

The ungreenest city of all

Beyond Borders 19 comments | 114 views

While the world is trying to make itself greener, Hong Kong doesn't give a stuff, writes Simon Williamson.

The business of love in Korea

Beyond Borders 7 comments | 51 views

Here the mass day of love doesn’t happen just once a year, it happens twice or thrice, if you count the singles day, says Lebogang Mogashoa.

A dummy's guide to offending Americans

Beyond Borders 354 comments | 242 views

Jean Barker figured out how to get herself killed just by opening her mouth, so you don't have to.

'There are no gays in Korea'

Beyond Borders 51 comments | 5440 views

When I first moved to Korea, even now sometimes, I was convinced every man I met was hitting on me, says Lebogang Mogashoa.


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The blacks of Hong Kong

Beyond Borders 60 comments | 1222 views

In SA we’re able to identify subconscious prejudice because the people we think we are superior to are easily defined. This is not as easy in Hong Kong, says Simon Williamson.

Yemen is not a kind place for women

Beyond Borders 71 comments | 1006 views

Yemen hasn’t merely left me shaken though since landing here. It is rocking my sensibilities, writes Yazeed Kamaldien.

Mind your Eastern Ps and Qs

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Learn Hong Kong social norms - while having your foot trodden on, writes Simon Williamson.

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